AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Retail's biggest shopping time of the year is about to begin, and Offers.com wants holiday shoppers to know that they don't need to head to the stores on Thanksgiving or Black Friday to find the best deals. Stores are already posting thousands of Black Friday bargains online and consumers can save an average of $25 per purchase by using online deals or coupons codes that are hand-picked by the Offers.com Deal Experts. The website's Black Friday 2012 Savings Center features thousands of deals from popular stores and brands as well as shopping tips, store hours and tons of other information so consumers can successfully navigate Black Friday.
"We're expecting this year's Black Friday to be huge for online shopping and think consumers will see the best Internet savings to date," said Steve Schaffer, CEO of Offers.com. "This holiday season, we've seen over a 25% increase in visitors compared to this time last year."
Don't Let a Black Friday Disaster Happen to YouAccording to a telephone survey conducted among 1,001 U.S. adults by Ipsos Public Affairs and commissioned by Offers.com, 18% of consumers plan on shopping in stores on Black Friday this year. By heading to Offers.com, consumers don't have to worry about dealing with the crowds or waiting in long lines and can find the same or better money-saving deals online – all from the safety of their homes. We've created this fun Black Friday disaster video that is among the year's most popular Black Friday videos on YouTube to help spread the message to stay safe by shopping online this year."Don't skip Thanksgiving dessert or wake up early to head to the stores this year," said Schaffer. "Consumers can find their favorite store's Black Friday savings on Offers.com. Our deal experts are working around the clock updating the site with the best deals, sales, and coupon codes so holiday shoppers can find the offers they are looking for all on one site, saving them time and money." Offers.com Community is Here to HelpMany shoppers have questions about where and how to find the best deals on gifts, and the Offers.com Community is here to help. The online community is made up entirely of a group of like-minded, in-the-know people who love to save money and help each other do the same. Consumers can join the Offers.com Community for free and ask each other questions on how to find the best prices on gifts for friends and family. The more they participate, community members also earn recognition and other fun perks along the way. To ask the Offers.com Community a holiday shopping question visit: www.offers.com/community/ About Offers.com Black Friday 2012 Savings CenterThe Offers.com Black Friday Savings Center is a leading online shopping resource that is updated daily with the best Black Friday deals, sales and coupon codes. Consumers can find deals by product category including tablets, appliances, and digital cameras; and can also search by gifts for women, men or children. Unbeatable savings from popular stores and brands like Sears, Kohls and Macy's are posted on our top stores for Black Friday section. The Black Friday 2012 Savings Center also features helpful Black Friday shopping tips, the latest news, store hours, print ads and more. To find the latest Black Friday Deals and coupon codes visit: www.offers.com/black-friday/